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Taxon: Paeonia officinalis L.

 
Genus: Paeonia
Section: Paeonia
Subsection: Paeonia
Family: Paeoniaceae
Nomen number: 26329
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:530. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 05-Oct-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 7 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Hungary (s.), Switzerland (s.)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy, Montenegro, Romania (w.), Serbia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s.), Portugal (n.), Spain


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Paeonia+officinalis&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  7. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist. Note: with four sspp.
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  9. Hong, D.-Y. et al. 2008. Relationships and taxonomy of Paeonia arietina G. Anderson complex (Paeoniaceae) and its allies. Taxon 57:929.
  10. Hong, D.-Y. 2010. Peonies of the world: taxonomy and phytogeography 228-241.
  11. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  13. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  14. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  15. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.

Check other web resources for Paeonia officinalis L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=26329. Accessed 20 July 2019.